The Resource Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now, James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton

Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now, James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton

Label
Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now
Title
Shakespeare in America
Title remainder
an anthology from the Revolution to now
Statement of responsibility
James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton
Contributor
Editor
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This anthology traces the surprising story of how Americans made Shakespeare their own through a wide range of genres. The writers included range from the 1800s to the present day, and offer testimony to Shakespeare's profound and enduring influence
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2971.U6
LC item number
S49 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shapiro, James
  • Clinton, Bill
Series statement
Library of America
Series volume
251
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Theater and society
  • Rezeption
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now, James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 701-708) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pausing American loyalist / Anonymous -- Epilogue to Coriolanus / Jonathan M. Sewall -- The tragic genius of Shakspeare: an ode / Peter Markoe -- Letter to John Quincy Adams / John Adams -- Stratford on Avon / Washington Irving -- Prize ode / Charles Sprague -- The Character of Desdemona / John Quincy Adams -- Hazlitt's characters of Shakspeare / Edgar Allan Poe -- First impressions of Miss Cushman's Romeo / J. M. W -- Indians of North America / Maungwudaus -- Account of the terrific and fatal riot at the New-York Astor Place Opera House / Anonymous -- Shakspeare, or, the Poet / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Hawthorne and his Mosses / Herman Melville -- Ira Aldridge / William Wells Brown -- Recollections of a gifted woman / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Drama's vitallest expression is the common day / Emily Dickinson -- Address delivered at the opening of the New Theatre at Richmond / Henry Timrod -- Letter to James H. Hackett / Abraham Lincoln -- The killing of Julius Caesar localized / Mark Twain -- Shakespeare Tercentennial Celebration, April 23, 1864 / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Letter to the National Intelligencer / John Wilkes Booth -- The Coming storm / Herman Melville -- Shylock, a burlesque / G. W. H. Griffin -- Othello / Mary Preston -- In the Old Churchyard at Fredericksburg / Frederick Wadsworth Loring -- What lurks behind Shakspeare's historical plays? / Walt Whitman -- The art of Edwin Booth: Hamlet / William Winter -- Shakespeare / William Dean Howells -- From Between the acts: Antony and Cleopatra / Willa Cather -- Shakespeare's Americanisms / Henry Cabot Lodge -- A modern Lear / Jane Addams -- The Hiartville Shakespeare Club / Belle Marshall Locke -- The birthplace / Henry James -- Autobiographical dictation / Mark Twain -- Shakespeare: made in America / George Santayana -- Out, Out / Robert Frost -- Shakespeare's heroines as human beings / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Heart of the race / Charles Mills Gayley -- Hamlet and his problems / T. S. Eliot -- To Mark Anthony in heaven / William Carlos Williams -- Shakespeares of 1922 / Lorenz Hart and Morrie Ryskind -- John Barrymore's Hamlet / Stark Young -- Shakespeare for America / George F. Whicher -- Shakespeare and American culture / Joseph Quincy Adams -- The Macbeth murder mystery / James Thurber -- Orson Welles's Julius Caesar / Sidney B. Whipple -- Japanese Hamlet / Toshio Mori -- Shakespeare in Harlem / Langston Hughes -- Paul Robeson's Othello / Samuel Sillen -- Laurence Olivier's Henry V / James Agee -- Preface to G. I. Hamlet / Maurice Evans -- Brush up your Shakespeare / Cole Porter -- The abuse of greatness / Hollis Alpert -- The immortal bard / Isaac Asimov -- Shakespeare's last word: justice and redemption / John Berryman -- Hipsters, flipsters, and finger-poppin daddis / Lord Buckley -- Carlus / Hyam Plutzik -- General Macbeth / Mary McCarthy -- After dark / Adrienne Rich -- Orson Welles: there ain't no way / Pauline Kael -- From Run-through / John Houseman -- Bus soft ... real soft / Woody Allen -- Caliban in blue / Walter McDonald -- Cora Lee / Gloria Naylor -- West Side Story / Dramatists Guild Landmark Symposium -- The Shakespeare marathon / Frank Rich and Joseph Papp -- Address to the Royal Society of Arts / Sam Wanamaker -- Shakespeare in Iceland / Jane Smiley -- Actors / Cynthia Ozick -- Daily grind / B. J. Ward -- From NETS / Jen Bervin
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 724 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781598532951
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013949835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852221406
  • (OCoLC)ocn852221406
Label
Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now, James Shapiro, editor ; foreword by President Bill Clinton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 701-708) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pausing American loyalist / Anonymous -- Epilogue to Coriolanus / Jonathan M. Sewall -- The tragic genius of Shakspeare: an ode / Peter Markoe -- Letter to John Quincy Adams / John Adams -- Stratford on Avon / Washington Irving -- Prize ode / Charles Sprague -- The Character of Desdemona / John Quincy Adams -- Hazlitt's characters of Shakspeare / Edgar Allan Poe -- First impressions of Miss Cushman's Romeo / J. M. W -- Indians of North America / Maungwudaus -- Account of the terrific and fatal riot at the New-York Astor Place Opera House / Anonymous -- Shakspeare, or, the Poet / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Hawthorne and his Mosses / Herman Melville -- Ira Aldridge / William Wells Brown -- Recollections of a gifted woman / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Drama's vitallest expression is the common day / Emily Dickinson -- Address delivered at the opening of the New Theatre at Richmond / Henry Timrod -- Letter to James H. Hackett / Abraham Lincoln -- The killing of Julius Caesar localized / Mark Twain -- Shakespeare Tercentennial Celebration, April 23, 1864 / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Letter to the National Intelligencer / John Wilkes Booth -- The Coming storm / Herman Melville -- Shylock, a burlesque / G. W. H. Griffin -- Othello / Mary Preston -- In the Old Churchyard at Fredericksburg / Frederick Wadsworth Loring -- What lurks behind Shakspeare's historical plays? / Walt Whitman -- The art of Edwin Booth: Hamlet / William Winter -- Shakespeare / William Dean Howells -- From Between the acts: Antony and Cleopatra / Willa Cather -- Shakespeare's Americanisms / Henry Cabot Lodge -- A modern Lear / Jane Addams -- The Hiartville Shakespeare Club / Belle Marshall Locke -- The birthplace / Henry James -- Autobiographical dictation / Mark Twain -- Shakespeare: made in America / George Santayana -- Out, Out / Robert Frost -- Shakespeare's heroines as human beings / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Heart of the race / Charles Mills Gayley -- Hamlet and his problems / T. S. Eliot -- To Mark Anthony in heaven / William Carlos Williams -- Shakespeares of 1922 / Lorenz Hart and Morrie Ryskind -- John Barrymore's Hamlet / Stark Young -- Shakespeare for America / George F. Whicher -- Shakespeare and American culture / Joseph Quincy Adams -- The Macbeth murder mystery / James Thurber -- Orson Welles's Julius Caesar / Sidney B. Whipple -- Japanese Hamlet / Toshio Mori -- Shakespeare in Harlem / Langston Hughes -- Paul Robeson's Othello / Samuel Sillen -- Laurence Olivier's Henry V / James Agee -- Preface to G. I. Hamlet / Maurice Evans -- Brush up your Shakespeare / Cole Porter -- The abuse of greatness / Hollis Alpert -- The immortal bard / Isaac Asimov -- Shakespeare's last word: justice and redemption / John Berryman -- Hipsters, flipsters, and finger-poppin daddis / Lord Buckley -- Carlus / Hyam Plutzik -- General Macbeth / Mary McCarthy -- After dark / Adrienne Rich -- Orson Welles: there ain't no way / Pauline Kael -- From Run-through / John Houseman -- Bus soft ... real soft / Woody Allen -- Caliban in blue / Walter McDonald -- Cora Lee / Gloria Naylor -- West Side Story / Dramatists Guild Landmark Symposium -- The Shakespeare marathon / Frank Rich and Joseph Papp -- Address to the Royal Society of Arts / Sam Wanamaker -- Shakespeare in Iceland / Jane Smiley -- Actors / Cynthia Ozick -- Daily grind / B. J. Ward -- From NETS / Jen Bervin
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 724 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781598532951
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013949835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852221406
  • (OCoLC)ocn852221406

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